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Lighthouse Guild encourages eye exams during awareness month

August 18, 2017

Lighthouse Guild is reaching out to consumers for National Eye Exam Month to encourage them to get regular eye exams.

“Early detection and treatment of visual impairment is the key to better eye health,” Andrea Zimmerman, OD, FAAO, a low vision specialist at Lighthouse Guild said in a release from the guild. “Undiagnosed and untreated visual impairment can lead to permanent vision loss. Regular eye exams are important for adults and children of all ages.”

AGTC, Foundation Fighting Blindness form partnership

August 18, 2017
The Foundation Fighting Blindness has joined Applied Genetics Technology Corporation in a partnership agreement to advance gene therapy research to treat inherited…

Factors identified for Medicaid patients' use of health centers

August 18, 2017
Black or Hispanic race or having a significant financial need were factors identified with Medicaid patients seeking primary care at health centers, according to study…
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Greater extent of edema associated with worse visual acuity

August 18, 2017
BOSTON — Patients with diabetic macular edema who experienced a greater extent of edema at 52 weeks post-ranibizumab treatment experienced worse anatomic response…

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month: What PCPs need to know

August 18, 2017
According to the organization Friends for Sight, thousands of children experience an eye injury annually, but 90% of these mishaps can be prevented by wearing suitable…
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